African Journal of
Bacteriology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Bacteriol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9871
  • DOI: 10.5897/JBR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 97

Full Length Research Paper

Enteric bacterial communities associated with the Omubhira Stream in Kakamega County, Kenya

Menya A. A.
  • Menya A. A.
  • Department of Biological Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya.
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Shivoga A. W.
  • Shivoga A. W.
  • Department of Biological Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya.
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Wawire S. A.
  • Wawire S. A.
  • Department of Biological Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 12 March 2018
  •  Accepted: 09 July 2018
  •  Published: 31 August 2018

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